Desalination News

  1. International Desalination Association Leads PUB-IDA Desalination And Water Reuse Business Forum At Singapore International Water Week
    7/11/2018

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) led a thought-provoking PUB-IDA Business Forum focused on Desalination and Water Reuse: Enhancing Climate Resilience for Cities as part of the 2018 Singapore International Water Week.

  2. Solar-Powered Desalination Membranes Cut Expense Of Treating Wastewater
    7/9/2018

    Researchers from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory have received a $2M grant from the Department of Energy to develop solar-powered desalination membranes that will be used to desalinate high-salinity brines such as those generated by some oil and gas extraction processes.

  3. Pentair Showcases Smart, Sustainable Water Solutions At Singapore International Water Week
    7/9/2018

    Pentair is showcasing its latest innovations and water treatment technologies at the 2018 Singapore International Water Week (SIWW).

  4. Gradiant Corporation Unveils Asia-Pacific Headquarters In Singapore
    7/8/2018

    To further its commitment to developing solutions aimed at reducing water scarcity concerns, Gradiant Corporation recently announced the establishment of a new research and development (R&D) center in Singapore which will also serve as the company’s Asia-Pacific headquarters.

  5. PDVSA Installs Two New Desalters To Increase Oil Production In The Orinoco Oil Belt
    7/3/2018

    Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) completed successfully the land transfer of two mega-structures, from Bolívar to Anzoátegui states, for oil crude desalination. 

  6. International Desalination Association Signs Cooperation Agreement With Greening The Islands
    6/26/2018

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) and Greening The Islands have entered into a cooperation agreement to promote Greening the Islands Observatory (GTI Observatory) a continuous structured research and analysis initiative on energy, water and mobility that looks into island needs across different sectors, starting with water, energy and mobility.

  7. Preparing For The Next Big Drought: Sunvapor Receives $1.5M Award From U.S. Department Of Energy
    6/25/2018

    Sunvapor, Inc., a company that develops technology solutions to sustainability challenges, announced that it was selected to receive a $1.5 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies, which can reduce costs and expand the market for producing freshwater from otherwise unusable water.  

  8. DOE Funds Field Test Of Rice’s Solar Desalination Technology
    6/25/2018

    The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $1.7M to a Rice University-led team for further development and field testing of an innovative desalination technology that uses nanoparticles and sunlight to treat water.

  9. LG Chem Emerges As A Global Leader Of RO Membranes
    6/21/2018

    LG Chem, supplier of the full line of NanoH2O™ reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, announced that over the last two years the company has accrued the most wins for new seawater RO membrane projects with more than 100,000 cubic meters per day capacity, based upon analysis of the database in DesalData published by Global Water Intelligence.

  10. State Of Hawaii Secures $2M In Federal Funding For Solar Desalination Development
    6/20/2018

    The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) is set to receive a $2M award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar-thermal desalination technologies, which can reduce cost and expand the market for creating freshwater from otherwise unusable waters.